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Francis Wait (search for this): chapter 3
quiry fails to establish the date when they first met, but probably when they had reached middle life. One guest was always present and doubtless entertained his hosts with many a good story—George Nichols. But time passed on and Medford's Old Sexton (Nichols) could truly say in the words of the song, I gather them in, I gather them in. About ten years ago they met for the last time, three (possibly four, as there were but seven) men present on that occasion. They had passed the age of fourscore years, and the memories of the past and their old associations were too much for them to longer gather thus. This account, meager and perhaps faulty at points, is compiled at the instance of Mr. Francis Wait, who furnishes most of the details. Some are given by Miss Emma, daughter of Colonel Law, and some by Mr. Frederic Symmes, who attended a few meetings, and probably their final one, with his father, who is the only survivor See following article. of the 18-8 Boys of Medfor
Alfred Tufts (search for this): chapter 3
nt time, of the coterie born in the year 1818 but one survives, See following article. and he in age and feebleness extreme. Their names, so far as can now be ascertained, were Asa Law, Marshall Symmes, William B. Thomas, Henry Richardson, Alfred Tufts, Henry Reed, David S. Hooker, Mark Durgin, Samuel F. Woodbridge and John Frost. How many beside Mr. Symmes were natives of Medford is unknown. Various occupations they had. Mr. Law, who bore the military title of Colonel, was in the engraoffices. Mr. Richardson and Mr. Reed were ship-carpenters in the days when things were lively on the Mystic. Mr. Woodbridge was a Faneuil Hall market-man, and John Frost was a fish man whose white head gained him the sobriquet of Jack Frost. Mr. Tufts was a wheelwright and Mr. Hooker a blacksmith. The 18-18 Boys, unlike the other social and fraternal societies, were satisfied with one meeting yearly, which they held at the Medford House and indulged in a spread, called by some a dinner, b
Frederic Symmes (search for this): chapter 3
uiry fails to establish the date when they first met, but probably when they had reached middle life. One guest was always present and doubtless entertained his hosts with many a good story—George Nichols. But time passed on and Medford's Old Sexton (Nichols) could truly say in the words of the song, I gather them in, I gather them in. About ten years ago they met for the last time, three (possibly four, as there were but seven) men present on that occasion. They had passed the age of fourscore years, and the memories of the past and their old associations were too much for them to longer gather thus. This account, meager and perhaps faulty at points, is compiled at the instance of Mr. Francis Wait, who furnishes most of the details. Some are given by Miss Emma, daughter of Colonel Law, and some by Mr. Frederic Symmes, who attended a few meetings, and probably their final one, with his father, who is the only survivor See following article. of the 18-8 Boys of Medfor
Samuel F. Woodbridge (search for this): chapter 3
es, See following article. and he in age and feebleness extreme. Their names, so far as can now be ascertained, were Asa Law, Marshall Symmes, William B. Thomas, Henry Richardson, Alfred Tufts, Henry Reed, David S. Hooker, Mark Durgin, Samuel F. Woodbridge and John Frost. How many beside Mr. Symmes were natives of Medford is unknown. Various occupations they had. Mr. Law, who bore the military title of Colonel, was in the engraving business, and also at times officiated as an auctioneerorporated was thus arbitrarily moved out of town. Mr. Thomas was a carpenter, skilled at his trade, and served the town in various offices. Mr. Richardson and Mr. Reed were ship-carpenters in the days when things were lively on the Mystic. Mr. Woodbridge was a Faneuil Hall market-man, and John Frost was a fish man whose white head gained him the sobriquet of Jack Frost. Mr. Tufts was a wheelwright and Mr. Hooker a blacksmith. The 18-18 Boys, unlike the other social and fraternal societies
Henry Reed (search for this): chapter 3
he coterie born in the year 1818 but one survives, See following article. and he in age and feebleness extreme. Their names, so far as can now be ascertained, were Asa Law, Marshall Symmes, William B. Thomas, Henry Richardson, Alfred Tufts, Henry Reed, David S. Hooker, Mark Durgin, Samuel F. Woodbridge and John Frost. How many beside Mr. Symmes were natives of Medford is unknown. Various occupations they had. Mr. Law, who bore the military title of Colonel, was in the engraving business Corner in Upper Medford, in Governor Brooks' birthplace, and when Winchester was incorporated was thus arbitrarily moved out of town. Mr. Thomas was a carpenter, skilled at his trade, and served the town in various offices. Mr. Richardson and Mr. Reed were ship-carpenters in the days when things were lively on the Mystic. Mr. Woodbridge was a Faneuil Hall market-man, and John Frost was a fish man whose white head gained him the sobriquet of Jack Frost. Mr. Tufts was a wheelwright and Mr. Ho
Marshall Symmes (search for this): chapter 3
llowing article. and he in age and feebleness extreme. Their names, so far as can now be ascertained, were Asa Law, Marshall Symmes, William B. Thomas, Henry Richardson, Alfred Tufts, Henry Reed, David S. Hooker, Mark Durgin, Samuel F. Woodbridge and John Frost. How many beside Mr. Symmes were natives of Medford is unknown. Various occupations they had. Mr. Law, who bore the military title of Colonel, was in the engraving business, and also at times officiated as an auctioneer. Mr. SymmeMr. Symmes was a farmer, and resided at Symmes' Corner in Upper Medford, in Governor Brooks' birthplace, and when Winchester was incorporated was thus arbitrarily moved out of town. Mr. Thomas was a carpenter, skilled at his trade, and served the town in varSymmes' Corner in Upper Medford, in Governor Brooks' birthplace, and when Winchester was incorporated was thus arbitrarily moved out of town. Mr. Thomas was a carpenter, skilled at his trade, and served the town in various offices. Mr. Richardson and Mr. Reed were ship-carpenters in the days when things were lively on the Mystic. Mr. Woodbridge was a Faneuil Hall market-man, and John Frost was a fish man whose white head gained him the sobriquet of Jack Frost.
William B. Thomas (search for this): chapter 3
with the above name. At the present time, of the coterie born in the year 1818 but one survives, See following article. and he in age and feebleness extreme. Their names, so far as can now be ascertained, were Asa Law, Marshall Symmes, William B. Thomas, Henry Richardson, Alfred Tufts, Henry Reed, David S. Hooker, Mark Durgin, Samuel F. Woodbridge and John Frost. How many beside Mr. Symmes were natives of Medford is unknown. Various occupations they had. Mr. Law, who bore the militarying business, and also at times officiated as an auctioneer. Mr. Symmes was a farmer, and resided at Symmes' Corner in Upper Medford, in Governor Brooks' birthplace, and when Winchester was incorporated was thus arbitrarily moved out of town. Mr. Thomas was a carpenter, skilled at his trade, and served the town in various offices. Mr. Richardson and Mr. Reed were ship-carpenters in the days when things were lively on the Mystic. Mr. Woodbridge was a Faneuil Hall market-man, and John Frost wa
Henry Richardson (search for this): chapter 3
ee following article. and he in age and feebleness extreme. Their names, so far as can now be ascertained, were Asa Law, Marshall Symmes, William B. Thomas, Henry Richardson, Alfred Tufts, Henry Reed, David S. Hooker, Mark Durgin, Samuel F. Woodbridge and John Frost. How many beside Mr. Symmes were natives of Medford is unknown.inchester was incorporated was thus arbitrarily moved out of town. Mr. Thomas was a carpenter, skilled at his trade, and served the town in various offices. Mr. Richardson and Mr. Reed were ship-carpenters in the days when things were lively on the Mystic. Mr. Woodbridge was a Faneuil Hall market-man, and John Frost was a fish the company by singing or otherwise. On these occasions the real boys wore badges on which the numerals 18-18 were made by boring holes through the same. Two (Richardson and Durgin) were accustomed to present their contributions to the entertainment in rhyme. Inquiry fails to establish the date when they first met, but probabl
John Frost (search for this): chapter 3
article. and he in age and feebleness extreme. Their names, so far as can now be ascertained, were Asa Law, Marshall Symmes, William B. Thomas, Henry Richardson, Alfred Tufts, Henry Reed, David S. Hooker, Mark Durgin, Samuel F. Woodbridge and John Frost. How many beside Mr. Symmes were natives of Medford is unknown. Various occupations they had. Mr. Law, who bore the military title of Colonel, was in the engraving business, and also at times officiated as an auctioneer. Mr. Symmes was a . Mr. Thomas was a carpenter, skilled at his trade, and served the town in various offices. Mr. Richardson and Mr. Reed were ship-carpenters in the days when things were lively on the Mystic. Mr. Woodbridge was a Faneuil Hall market-man, and John Frost was a fish man whose white head gained him the sobriquet of Jack Frost. Mr. Tufts was a wheelwright and Mr. Hooker a blacksmith. The 18-18 Boys, unlike the other social and fraternal societies, were satisfied with one meeting yearly, which
Annie E. Durgin (search for this): chapter 3
but one survives, See following article. and he in age and feebleness extreme. Their names, so far as can now be ascertained, were Asa Law, Marshall Symmes, William B. Thomas, Henry Richardson, Alfred Tufts, Henry Reed, David S. Hooker, Mark Durgin, Samuel F. Woodbridge and John Frost. How many beside Mr. Symmes were natives of Medford is unknown. Various occupations they had. Mr. Law, who bore the military title of Colonel, was in the engraving business, and also at times officiated ael Law), who had neither, invited a Tufts College boy, who entertained the company by singing or otherwise. On these occasions the real boys wore badges on which the numerals 18-18 were made by boring holes through the same. Two (Richardson and Durgin) were accustomed to present their contributions to the entertainment in rhyme. Inquiry fails to establish the date when they first met, but probably when they had reached middle life. One guest was always present and doubtless entertained hi
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